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Give as you live

January 31, 2014 – 7:34 am |

We’ve set up a great new thing to help us create the Forest of Marston Vale – an account with Give as You Live. If you shop on line occasionally or all the time, please …

Wimp’s Diary

January 30, 2014 – 7:22 am |

Sunday, 26th  January was scrub bash day. It was also the day that I took out membership of “Wimps R Us”.
For anyone who doesn’t know, a scrub bash is where you get the opportunity of …

Have a heart this weekend – Support the BHF.

January 29, 2014 – 3:57 pm |

If you are into all things spiritual, make sure that you join us on Saturday night at 7pm for our Heart to Heart Psychic Fair.
Not only are there a variety of tarot card readers, mediums, …

Bird walk – still time to book

January 29, 2014 – 9:05 am |

The forecast for Saturday 1 February is good, there are some interesting birds about – great northern diver, green sandpiper (cor!) but actually there’s always plenty to see at the Millennium Country Park and it’s just great …

Sandpiper in a scrape

January 29, 2014 – 7:05 am |

Anna and Bob reported something akin to birdy ecstasy last weekend, in the form of a  long-legged bird spotted in a muddy hole in the centre of the Wetlands at the Millennium Country Park. This may, to the …

Volunteer Scrub Bash

January 28, 2014 – 2:21 pm | One Comment

I suppose you would class me as an ‘indoor’ volunteer – having only helped with tree planting on one occasion. But, not having anything planned for last Sunday, I thought I’d help with ‘Scrub Bashing’ …

Homo sapiens – deviously ingenious

January 21, 2014 – 5:28 pm |

Television fails to hold my attention for very long. Recently, while viewing a wildlife programme that was featuring a chameleon, I began to consider similarities between animal & human behaviour and an image of a …

Next step – cable installation!

January 20, 2014 – 4:44 pm |

So, the huge foundations have been poured and are slowly going nice and hard. While activity is quietening down for a while at the turbine location, attention is now on the cable trench.
This trench will …

New year and another step forward

January 9, 2014 – 2:49 pm | 2 Comments

Worked stopped on the wind turbine over the Christmas period. As there were no machines moving about or deliveries arriving, the surfaced track was opened for a couple of weeks which was very welcome given …



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